Subfamily Margaritinae Stoliczka 1868 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Parent taxon: Trochidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Beesley 1998, Gardner 1947, Knight et al. 1960, MacNeil 1960, Perrilliat 1972, Squires and Goedert 1991 and Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Aaleniella, Anticonulus, Antisolarium, Buckmanina, Calliostomatinae, Canthardinae, Chlorostoma, Chuelskia, Cirsostylus, Cittarium, Cochleochilus, Coeloconulus, Coralastele, Enida, Eocalliostoma, Eucyclinae, Francisciconcha, Gena, Granulifera, Halistylinae, Hybochelus, Karabolkia, Lirulariinae, Lithotrochus, Livona, Margarella, Microgaza, Monodontinae, Norrisia, Parvitomella, Phorcus, Prothalotia, Serratotrochus, Solariconulus, Solariellinae, Stelzneria, Stomatellinae, Suavotrochus, Synaptocochlea, Thalotia, Trochaclididae, Trochaclis, Trochinae, Trochotectus, Trochus, Turcicula, Umboniinae, Vacekia, Eostomias, Stomatiinae

Subtaxa: Afrollonia Atira Bowdenagaza Eosolariella Gaza Igonoia Kaiparathina Margarites Semisolarium Solarioconulus

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (1 collection), Canada (6: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario), Greenland (2), Iceland (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (10), United States (17: California, Maine, Oregon)

• Pliocene of United States (3: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Japan (1), Panama (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (7: Alaska, California)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (3: Alaska, Georgia)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Washington)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), France (1), Mexico (1), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (6), France (5), Germany (2), Hungary (1), Indian Ocean (1), Japan (20), Madagascar (4), Mozambique (8), Poland (3), South Africa (1), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (18: California, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Turkey (1), Yemen (1)

• Triassic of China (1), Hungary (1), Italy (8), Peru (2), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 164 collections including 188 occurrences

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